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The Drake L-4B has 1000 watts PEP power input on AM, CW and RTTY and 2000 watts input on SSB. It covers 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters (10 meters not available on late production). The high efficiency Class B Grounded Grid Circuit uses the new Eimac 3-500Z zero bias triodes. Power requirements are 115 V AC 50-60 Hz 30 amps or 230 V AC 50-60 Hz 15 amps. The included L-4 PS power supply (not shown) is in a separate enclosure. This amp features a quiet blower. There is a built in wattmeter calibrated at 300/3000 watts forward and 300 watts reflected.

General characteristics

HAM bands
80m  40m  20m  15m  10m 
Frequency stability
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Tuning steps
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Memories
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Transmitter

TX-range
80-10 m
Modulations
AM   CW   RTTY  
RF-output
2000W PEP SSB, 1000W CW

Connections

Antenna
SO-239
Impedance
50Ω
Other
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Electrical

Power requirements
Mains through external L-4PS power supply
Current drain RX
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TX
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Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
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Weight
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Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between and

Other features

Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
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Accessories
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RigReference ID
5495
MPN
DRAKE-L-000004B

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Rating Title Submitted
WARC 1 month ago by Carlos Wenzel

New and second-hand prices

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Based on historic data, today's second-hand price of the Drake L-4B is around:

  • EUR 657.00 ~ EUR 397.00

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2018 EUR 800.00 Used / Okay Carlos Wenzel
2015 EUR 800.00 Used / Okay Carlos Wenzel

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